Jesus and Mo

 Atheist cartoons offend the easily offended



 Offsite Article: Freedom of speech: Is it my right to offend you?...


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Telegraph logo Fascinatingly detailed account of the religious censorship of the Jesus and Mo website

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 Extract: Twenty five years on from Rushdie...

And we are too frightened to say we are scared. By Nick Cohen


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ch4 censored jesus and mo In my You Can't Read This Book , I gave 10 rules for fighting back against dictatorial regimes and movements. The simplest, and the most important was:

If you are frightened, at least have the guts to say so. Once one did not write the word liberal and add hypocrite . Since the Rushdie Affair, the reflex has become automatic. The worst aspect of the fear the ayatollahs spread was that Western intellectuals were afraid of admitting that they were afraid. If they had been honest, they would have forced society to confront the fact of censorship. As it was, their silence made the enemies of liberalism stronger.

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